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BLACK GLAM: Rebekah Aladdin on beautifying Black Hollywood

Johnny Wright is back with another installment of Black Glam and this time, he is sitting down with celebrity makeup artist, Rebekah Aladdin, to...
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BLACK GLAM: Celebrity makeup artist DeeDee Kelly on beautifying Black Hollywood

Johnny Wright is back with a new episode of Black Glam where he will takes us inside the world of celebrity styling and shares...
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BLACK GLAM: Costume designer Brea Stinson reveals how she built her enviable empire

Black Glam is back with another installment and this time, celebrity stylist Johnny Wright sits down with costume designer to the stars, Brea Stinson to find to how she built her enviable empire. ...

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Tamron Hall denied rumors that she exploded on co-workers when her show did not get renewed.
Brandy Norwood just revealed some major news.While attending the 29th annual DIVA Foundation event that was hosted by Sheryl Lee Ralph, who played her stepmom Dee Mitchell on Moesha, Brandy was asked by Ralph if she’d be interested in...


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Michigan child’s adoption hearing is cuteness overload as he brings kindergarten class for support

Most courtrooms are not the most pleasant places to be, but for one Michigan foster...

Pioneering Black woman, who designs interior of Cadillacs, shares her road to success

In theGrio's new series, "Good Job, Sis," Crystal Windham talks about exactly what led her to become the first African-American woman Director of Interior Design at General Motors.

Rihanna receives 2019 Urban Luxe Award for Fenty casual wear from her idol, Janet Jackson

Janet Jackson came out to honor Rihanna with the Urban Luxe Award for her fashion contributions to sportswear through Fenty at the Fashion Awards in London.
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New statue of Rosa Parks unveiled in Alabama on 64th bus boycott anniversary

A brand new bronze statue of civil rights activist Rosa Parks was dedicated in Montgomery Alabama. Steven Reed, Montgomery's first African American mayor was on hand to witness the unveiling with Alabama Governor, Kay Ivey.

T.I. prompts New York lawmakers to introduce bills to ban virginity testing

After "T.I." received backlash after an interview revealed that he often requests that his daughter's gynecologist "check her hymen" to secure her virginity; New York lawmakers introduced two new bills preventing this type of testing in the future.


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Petition to remove Michael Vick as honorary Pro Bowl captain receives over 200,000 signatures

Over 200,000 sign petition demanding NFL remove Michael Vick as honorary 2020 Pro Bowl captain

George Atkinson III, ex-Raiders, Notre Dame running back dies a year after twin brother’s suicide

George Atkinson III died of unrevealed causes a year after losing his brother, also a college football player, to suicide after a severe depression

Did Antonio Brown just confirm he’s doing an album with Sean Kingston?

Antonio Brown tweeted he's doing an album with singer Sean Kingston just months after he was cut from the NFL over sexual misconduct accusations

NFL’s Richard Sherman tackles $27,000 in school lunch debts to help needy kids

The San Francisco 49ers cornerback made a way for kids in Santa Clara, Calif., and Tacoma, Wash., by paying school lunch debts in both districts

NFL Coach Anthony Lynn made impact in Tanzania by opening new school

The L.A. Chargers coach tool time during the off season to open a newly built school in the Masai region of Tanzania in a large giving effort


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50 Cent slams Comcast CEO for ‘f*cking up’ ‘Power’ by dropping Starz

50 Cent blasted Comcast Corp. and its CEO over the reported removal of the Starz network from the company's lineup, which carries his show 'Power'
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Corporate executive, Curtis Symonds, launches new app that can potentially change the game for Black college athletes at HBCUs

Curtis Symonds, CEO of HBCU Network, wants to educate people on the value of HBCUs while providing Black student athletes with a national platform to get the exposure they deserve.

Jacksonville Jaguars owner buys majority stake in Black News Channel

The Black News Channel, a new Tallahassee-based cable news network launching on November 15, is being backed by Pakistani-American billionaire Shahid “Shad” Khan, who owns the Jacksonville Jaguars.

Iconic Fashion Fair Cosmetics brand up for auction, but its future is being watched

The beauty line, long popular with African American women, is up for sale but there are people tracking what happens to it in the current market

OPINION | “All wealth ain’t the same”: A look at billionaires Byron Allen and Jay-Z

Antonio Moore's new video series on theGrio discusses economics, politics, and wealth in a way...